Adam & Erica

Adam and Erica are one of the most laid back (yes, even you, Erica), friendly, open, and fun couples I have ever met.  Photographing their wedding was truly a joy and was the furthest thing from work I have experienced in a long time.  They truly are a joy to be around, and they radiate love

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Adam and Erica got married at a thoroughbred ranch in Wallowa County.  Their country-themed wedding was amazing, beautiful, and radiated love. Continue reading

One Quick {out} Take

My daughter and I ventured into the freezing (literally – it was 10° Fahrenheit) woods today trying to bring an idea I had in my head for a photoshoot to life.  I have been going through the images tonight, and they are exactly what I was hoping they would be.  At one point, I was having her blow some glitter from her hands, and the first time she did it, she got a little too enthusiastic.  Notice the puffed cheeks and cloud of glitter?  I was about four feet away from her and got showered with it!

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I love that Reagan is so willing to be my guinea pig and go through torture when I have crazy ideas!

Portraits Are More Than Paper

Credit for this post goes to Jeanine at Fototails Photography.  Jeanine wrote this post yesterday, publishing a letter she received from a client.  Her client expressed what so many of us don’t realize until it is too late, and very quickly, this post is “going viral” on Facebook.  I am reposting it here for my clients, friends, and family with the hope that you all may realize just how important portraits, snapshots, and images truly are to our loved ones.

A letter on my door step. Portraits are more than paper.

Posted by jeaninethurston on January 2, 2012

There will be no portrait photos in this post.  This letter wasn’t mailed – it was at my doorstep when I got home a couple months ago.  I read it, I cried, and read it again – probably a hundred times by now.  It wasn’t easy to read – and honestly, as much as it validates what I do for a living – I wasn’t sure I was going to share it either – Until today, when a past client said that my print prices were too expensive.  If you choose to read through the letter, you will know why I’ve finally chosen to share it. Continue reading